How to Transfer Data on Glo (From Data Balance) 2024

In today’s post, I will show you how to transfer data on glo from data balance today.

In modern times, data is vital. No jokes, it’s like the air we need to live (lol). Whether you’re scrolling through social media, binge-watching your favorite Nollywood series, or staying connected with friends, running out of data is a nightmare we’ve all experienced. But fear not, because Glo, our reliable network provider, has made data sharing simple. In this guide, we’ll uncover the simple ways to transfer data on Glo and more…

Methods of Transferring Data on Glo

MethodUSSD Code
Direct Sharing*127*01*[Recipient’s Number]#
Sharing Data Plan*777# -> Data -> Share Data Plan -> Share -> Enter Recipient’s Number
Gifting Data Plan*777# -> Data -> Gift Data Plan

How to Transfer Data on Glo from Data Balance

Here’s how to transfer data on Glo from your existing data balance:

Method 1: Using the USSD Code

  1. Open your phone’s dialer and dial *777#
  2. Select the “Data” option from the menu.
  3. Choose the “Share Data Plan” option.
  4. Reply with 1 for “Share“.
  5. Now, type-in the Glo phone number of the person you wish to send data to.
  6. Select the data amount you’d like to transfer.
  7. Carefully review your selection and confirm the transfer.

Method 2: Using SMS

  1. Use the text messaging app, then start a new message.
  2. Type in “Share [Recipient’s Glo Number]” (For example: Share 0805XXXXXXX)
  3. Send this SMS to 127.

Now, this very important:

  • You must have an active glo data plan with sufficient balance to transfer data.
  • You can use these methods to share your data balance or to gift a separate data bundle.
  • Check the confirmation message for successful data transfer.

You can check the people who are sharing your data plan by dialing *127*02# or sending “List” to 127. To stop sharing data with a friend, call *127*01*[Friend’s Number]# or text “Remove [Friend’s Number]” to 127.

Direct Sharing: Quick and Easy

  1. Dial *127*01*Receiver phone number#. For instance, if their number is 08031234567, dial *127*01*08031234567#.
  2. Alternatively, text “Share [Recipient’s Number]” to 127. For instance, send “Share 08031234567” to 127.


  • Small amounts of data can be shared.
  • You can only share data with one person at a time.

Sharing Data Plan: Bigger is Better

  1. Dial *777#.
  2. Select “Data”, then “Share Data Plan”.
  3. Choose “Share”.
  4. Enter the recipient’s phone number and send.

Or, go online:

  1. Visit
  2. Sign in, then go to to the “Share Data” area.
  3. Follow the prompts to select a plan and add recipients.

With this method:

  • Larger data bundles can be shared.
  • Up to 5 recipients can be added, each with their own data allocation.

Gifting Data Plan: Surprise and Delight

  1. Dial *777#.
  2. Select “Data”, then “Gift Data Plan”.
  3. Choose a data plan as the gift.
  4. Enter the recipient’s phone number and send.

Or, do it online:

  1. Visit and log in.
  2. Go to the “Gift Data” section.
  3. Select a plan, enter the recipient’s number, and send the gift.

Perfect for:

  • Birthdays and special occasions.
  • Showing appreciation.
  • Helping someone out when they’re low on data.

Sharing the Love: Transferring Data on Glo in Nigeria

Advanced Data Sharing Features:

  1. Data Gifting Variations:
    • You can gift specific data amounts. Dial *777# -> Data -> Gift Data -> Custom Gift and enter the desired amount.
  2. Data Borrowing:
    • Need a quick top-up? Borrow data from a friend! Dial *777# -> Data -> Borrow Data -> Enter your number. You then approve the request and repay later with data or airtime.
  3. Auto-Data Sharing:
    • Set up automatic data sharing for specific recipients. They’ll receive data automatically when your balance reaches a certain level. Dial *777# -> Data -> Manage Auto-Share -> Activate.

In summary, transferring data on Glo is a simple way to stay connected with loved ones and ensure nobody misses out on the digital fun.

Frequently Asked Questions:

How can I share data from Glo to MTN, Airtel, 9mobile or other Networks?

Currently, sharing data across different networks like Glo to other networks is not possible in Nigeria. Data sharing features are typically limited to users within the same network due to technical and regulatory restrictions.

Can I transfer data with insufficient credit on my Glo line?

No, you need to have sufficient airtime on your Glo line to cover the cost of the data plan you intend to transfer. Make sure your account has enough credit before initiating a data transfer.

Is there a service charge for using Glo EasyShare?

Yes, Glo charges a service fee for data transfers using the Glo EasyShare service. The fee varies depending on the amount of data being transferred and is deducted from the sender’s account.

I hope this guide empowers you to effortlessly transfer data on Glo and connect with your loved ones.